Loving Hands Community Care Inc. is being recognized by the National Football League Foundation- in partnership with the LA84 Foundation, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee, and the Play Equity Fund- as one of six "Champion" organizations transforming and impacting communities across the Los Angeles region. Loving Hands Community Care Inc. was founded by Kathryn Wooten, a Los Angeles mother who lost two sons to gang violence. Ms. Wooten courageously turned her grief into hope by providing support and assistance to grieving mothers and families who have experienced the death of a child. Her commitment to healing has left a lasting and systemic impact on the lives of the residents in the South Los Angeles community of Watts and beyond.
The Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee recently recognized 56 nonprofit organizations as part of its "Champions Live Here" program, seeking to acknowledge the good work of these "unsung heroes". From that initial cohort of 56, of which Loving Hands was a part, Loving Hands was further recognized as one of six "Champions" chosen for an additional award and asked to participate in activities, including a pre-game ceremony on December 19, 2021, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The ceremony will take place on the field before kick-off to celebrate Loving Hands and the other selected organizations and non-profits for the tireless and often unrecognized work done to support communities throughout LA County. This is a particularly special game since the Rams will be playing the Seahawks, and Head Coach Pete Carroll was the very first funder of Loving Hands in 2008.
See the Super Bowl Legacy LVI Program video on Loving Hands Community Care's home page here.